EJC Blog Posts
Eco-Justice Collaborative's posts explore current issues around climate, sustainability, and justice. Each rejects our mission and work in each of these areas, including local, regional or statewide campaigns.
Twitter Campaign follows April 21 Hearing Chicago Clean Power OrdinanceOn April 21st, 2011 clean power advocates met king coal in a 7-hour long hearing. Midwest Generation, which owns the two plants, got there early with hundreds of its workers that it bused in from all parts of the state and quickly grabbed most of the seats in the council chamber, effectively excluding all others from participating in the hearing. Their goal? To maintain the status quo by making this a Chicago jobs issue, instead of agreeing to spend money to install pollution controls to protect resident health. Fisk and ... READ MORE
It's Time to Play Where's My 'Alderman'!April 21st, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago OR ... Play from your favorite armchair if you don't live in Chicago!
The Chicago Clean Power Ordinance that would cut harmful pollution from the two coal plants in Chicago (or shut them down) now has enough support to pass City Council. A committee hearing on this groundbreaking ordinance will be held on April 21.
Chicagoans are looking to Mayor Daley to allow a vote on the ordinance before he leaves office mid-May. If ... READ MORE